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12 But Ahaz replied, “I won’t ask! I won’t put the Lord to the test.”

13 In reply, the Lord[a] announced, “Please listen, you household of David. Is it such a minor thing for you to try the patience of[b] men? Must you also try the patience of[c] my God?

14 “Therefore the Lord[d] himself will give you a sign. Watch! The virgin[e] is conceiving a child, and will give birth to a son, and his name will be called[f] Immanuel.[g]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 7:13 Lit. reply, he
  2. Isaiah 7:13 Lit. to wear out
  3. Isaiah 7:13 Lit. also wear out
  4. Isaiah 7:14 So 1QIsaa; MT reads Lord
  5. Isaiah 7:14 So LXX; 1QIsaa MT read The young woman
  6. Isaiah 7:14 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX read she will name him; MT alt. reading and you will name him
  7. Isaiah 7:14 The Heb. name Immanuel means God with us

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